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Yandle denies class certification in suit alleging faulty part from AutoZone

By John Sammon | Jun 13, 2018

A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a case stemming from allegations of a faulty auto part, according to a memorandum and order filed on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

FedEx, driver sued over I-55 rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 23, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A FedEx driver is accused of following a vehicle too closely in a crash on Interstate 55 in Pin Oak Township.

Tax buyer defendants file expert deposition disclosure in bid rigging suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2018

Tax buyer defendants sued in a Madison County bid rigging suit have begun filing their expert deposition disclosures.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 9, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Former Pacific Bell employee alleges lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 5, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man stationed at a Chicago naval base in the 1960s and who also worked at Pacific Bell alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop lung cancer.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle accused of performing BMI music without license

By Andrew Burger | Sep 9, 2016

Music producer and publishing group BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) on Aug. 31 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois alleging that Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle violated copyright laws by playing music from BMI's catalog without a license.

Fifth District affirms summary judgment in favor of FedEx in Madison County class action suit over late deliveries

By Bethany Krajelis | Aug 29, 2012

Spomer A split panel of the Fifth District Appellate Court last week affirmed a Madison County order that close the book on a decade-old class action lawsuit seeking damages against Federal Express for late deliveries.

Ten years wasted on frivolous lawsuit

By The Madison County Record | Mar 19, 2011

On March 10th, Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted summary judgment in favor of Federal Express in a class action suit seeking damages against the company for its allegedly late delivery of expedited packages.

Mudge ends '01 Federal Express class action; Lead plaintiff could not show he received late delivery

By Amelia Flood | Mar 15, 2011

Goldenberg A 10 year-old Madison County class action against Federal Express over alleged late deliveries is over.

Class action lawyer: Lawsuit counts as 'request in writing'

By Steve Korris | Oct 29, 2010

Goldenberg Mark Goldenberg admits a client who sued Federal Express in 2001 didn't have a valid class action claim, but he argues that a client he added later can carry the case.

17 new asbestos cases filed in Madison County June 21-25

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 11, 2010

Heller A total of 17 new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of June 21 through June 25.

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By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 19, 2009

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